Applications for IOD-4 have now closed. This mission will offer a 3U CubeSat platform and launch from the International Space Station (ISS) for an organisation demonstrating a new service capability.
IOD will help the successful applicant accelerate to ‘proof of concept’ stage by providing low-cost, fast-tracked access to orbit, and a range of operational and business support services to exploit the commercial potential of the mission.
We expect to announce the successful mission applicant before the end of September 2019, subject to contracts.
The IOD-4 mission includes:
Deadline for proposals: 31st May 2019 at 12 noon
Notification to applicants: 12th June 2019
Mission development sprint sessions with the Satellite Applications Catapult: 17th June - 12th July 2019
Deadline for resubmission of proposals following mission development sprints: 12th July 2019
Pitch day to the IOD programme board: 29th July 2019 (TBC)
Contract signature deadline: 30th August 2019
Please ensure that you have read and completed all of the required documents before submitting your application. These documents are available to download below.